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This little project proved to be an unexpected challenge – pulling the stranded yarn tightly across the back of the work felt so wrong! Normally, stranded colour work requires a nice, even tension to stop the floats from pulling. Here, … Continue reading
What Elaine knit next! I recently joined a group of volunteers who meet at the Black Country Living Museum, knitting and sewing clothes and accessories to support the museum’s costume department. Having finished my grey cardigan in super-quick time, I was perfectly placed … Continue reading
I squeezed a lot into a recent short trip to Cardiff, including a few hours at St Fagans, a living history museum of Welsh life. The museum is set in extensive grounds, taking visitors on a journey from Celtic times to … Continue reading
Have you come across the Black Country Living Museum in the West Midlands? It is an open air museum which brings to life the manufacturing and social history of the local area. It has been open to the public for over … Continue reading
A lovely family day out at The Black Country Living Museum included three unexpected wool-related sightings! Skeins of wool in the window of the 1920s General Stores … A hand-knitted tank-top in the window of the men’s outfitters, H Morrall, set in 1935 … … Continue reading